Publications, Conferences and Events

Regenerative Procurement is the new Procurement

Regenerative Procurement is the new Procurement

The Regenerative Procurement objective is to propose an alternative approach to the application of an ESG “layer” on methods that have led to yesterday’s economic successes, but also to today’s environmental and societal disasters

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How can digitization help the procurement function to cope with the increasing complexity of a business that is subject to the multi-polarization of supplier markets in response to current geo-political trends ? Published on June 2023

How can digitization help the procurement function to cope with the increasing complexity of a business that is subject to the multi-polarization of supplier markets in response to current geo-political trends ? Published on June 2023

"It used to be that, for decades, markets favored buyers due to continuous increases in production capacity. At that time, supply far outstripped demand, and negotiations involving several competing suppliers systematically resulted in lower prices. Then came price...

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“Value creation through collaboration: the challenge of silo management and silo objectives”: employees do not do what is expected (working collaboratively), but what is evaluated (the results of their objectives). Published on June 2023

“Value creation through collaboration: the challenge of silo management and silo objectives”: employees do not do what is expected (working collaboratively), but what is evaluated (the results of their objectives). Published on June 2023

It's hardly surprising, then, that silo management persists, despite costly transformation projects.Silo management, also known as "silo management", is a widespread traditional approach. This management method divides the company's various functions and departments...

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Economic Sovereignty: a unique opportunity for supplier innovation ? Article published in Les Echos, August 3, 2020

Economic Sovereignty: a unique opportunity for supplier innovation ? Article published in Les Echos, August 3, 2020

History shows us that withdrawal impoverishes countries and spirits. At the 1849 Peace Congress, Victor Hugo uttered this divinatory phrase:
“The day will come when there will be no battlefields other than markets opening to trade and minds opening to ideas…”. Relocating production is not only illusory, it’s also dangerous. Only innovation will enable to reseed industrial ecosystem, and the environmental conversion that is finally taking place is an opportunity not to be missed.

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Regenerative Economy : a call to action signed by a collective of 150 in Le Monde dated August 2, 2023

The concept of Regenerative Procurement comes from the Latin regeneratio, “return to life”. It’s a holistic approach aimed at restoring the business environment, creating a wider ecosystem through committed and sincere partnership approaches. Published on June 2023

The approach applies equally to purchasing and sales departments, who feel that the time has come to embark on a regenerative approach to business relationships.I had the opportunity to explain the concept of regenerative procurement in a previous article. The...

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“For a restorative procurement policy” Published in Le Monde on May 16, 2023

“For a restorative procurement policy” Published in Le Monde on May 16, 2023

While the CSRD is being implemented, the practice of regenerative procurement allows companies to improve their financial and non-financial results. Imagining new virtuous approaches that go beyond the deleterious practices of excessive competition should contribute to regenerating, day after day, the ecosystem of companies, and therefore the environment and society.

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“For a restorative procurement policy” Published in Le Monde on May 16, 2023

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to weigh on world trade, the inversion of the balance of power between companies and their suppliers, which is responsible for the rise in costs, could become sustainable. Article published in Le Monde on November 5, 2021

Could we have foreseen that the Covid crisis, which had already damaged value chains in the winter of 2020, would continue to severely disrupt the entire global industry? Companies built their 2021 budgets on the assumption that the crisis would only last a few months, until everything was back to normal and everyone was back to their old lives

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Regenerative Economy : a call to action signed by a collective of 150 in Le Monde dated August 2, 2023

Procurement departments face the need for « moral renewal”. The support of top management will remain decisive, which raises the question of the place of procurement in the executive committees.  Published on May 2023

In the early 2000s, the American gas company Enron inflated its profits and concealed its losses in order to increase its value on the stock market, precipitating its bankruptcy, leaving 20,000 employees out of work and destroying millions of dollars in pension funds....

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Events and Conferences

March 2024 Ecole Centrale, Casablanca track “Procurement & Innovation strategy”

March 11-12, 2024 EuroPack Summit in Montreux “Regenerative Procurement: Contributing to Corporate Resilience by Hybridising the Procurement Eco-System around Value Creation and ESG”

January-March 2024 Essec Business School Grande Ecole “Regenerative Procurement”

December 7, 2023 Sustainable Procurement Pledge (SPP) UK Chapter “Articulating the Value of Sustainable Procurement : how to change the narrative with Finance

October-December 2023 Essec  Business School Master of Procurement “Regenerative Procurement”

October 2, 2023  Luxepack in Monaco “Overcoming the unexpected, shaping the future : embedding ESG into Procurement”

September 6, 2023 Procurement Insiders “Embedding ESG into Procurement Operating Model”

 

 

 

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Overcoming the Unexpected, Shaping the Future: Building Resilience through Procurement